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Job Offer in Canada - ZInny Factor
Job Search, Magazine, The Immigrant Worker

Tham Nguyen: How I Got a Job Offer Within 2 Weeks in Canada

In this article, Tham Nguyen shares how she got a job offer in Canada two weeks after she relocated from Vietnam as well as important tips to assist you with your own prospective job offer. When I saw this article she originally shared on LinkedIn, I remember telling myself that I had to follow up with her to reshare this article.

Tham is a Technical Acquisition Specialist specifically hiring Java & Javascript Developers here in Toronto.

Since I frequently receive messages from new immigrants asking related questions on a job offer in Canada, I knew it would be a great idea to share this piece from a professional recruiter. Read below and learn one or two things you could apply to your job search to land a job offer as a new immigrant.

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Tristan Layfield Career Coach - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Magazine, Side Hustle Series

Tristan Layfield: Career Coach & Quality Assurance Professional

Have you ever worked with a career coach? Consistently updating our interview/ feature stories is one way we enjoy sharing stories from other workers in diverse fields. We believe in storytelling because everyone’s life and career journey are unique. We all have that perspective that even though feels similar to an experience someone else might have encountered in the past remains unique to us.

Some people don’t understand how coaching might be beneficial or the whole idea, this interview will help shed some light on this. Tristan Layfield works full-time and has a business he runs as well — talk about passion and career!

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Aditya Vyas - Job Search - Zinny Factor
Magazine, The Immigrant Worker

Aditya Vyas: Job Search Strategies As An Immigrant & More

What are your thoughts on job search in general? I stumbled on Aditya’s LinkedIn post a while back and smiled so wide after reading it. I love how LinkedIn shares posts of people who you aren’t connected to simply because your friend seemed to like the person’s post. Isn’t that the beauty of social media? I was happy to connect with him afterward!

Aditya Vyas is a design and detail orientated mechanical engineer who came to Canada on a Study Permit. He completed his Master’s degree from the University of Windsor in Mechanical with Automotive specialization.

The thing is, the bulk of emails received from immigrants is related to finding a job, so when I saw Aditya’s post, I immediately felt the need to share his story here on Zinny Factor because what better way than hearing from someone in a similar experience as you? This would mean a lot to our audience and those who need to hear such stories.

Now you’re most likely wondering what this LinkedIn post was all about. Here you go!

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Dr. Nekessa Remy - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Magazine

Dr. Nekessa Remy: A Chiropractor, Entrepreneur, Registered and Medical Acupuncturist

We had the opportunity to interview Dr. Nekessa Remy who is a chiropractor, a registered and medical acupuncturist and one of Canada’s fastest rising and sought after health and wellness expert in the industry.

Dr. Nekessa Remy is the current owner of Mississauga’s The Chiropractic Office, a comprehensive injury management clinic focused on sports-related injuries and woman’s health issues.

She also runs a practice in downtown Toronto, at Integra Health Centre where she works amongst other leaders in the healthcare field and she was recently included in the photo project HERstory which features 150 Black Canadian Women Toronto capturing their range of professions, life experience, and perspectives. Her story, as well as many others, were featured on the CBC
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SKCOOKKS Restaurant - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Magazine, Side Hustle Series

Sasilka: CEO of SKCOOKKS Restaurant (From Side Hustler to Full-Time Entrepreneur)

Sasilka is the owner of SKCOOKKS, Toronto’s newest flavor, and African-Caribbean restaurant. We first met through an agreement to provide her with marketing needs for her business.

Many immigrants don’t have enough millennials to look up to and Sasilka is the definition of hard work, success, and motivation! After receiving a request from a blog reader to share more light on starting a business as an immigrant, I immediately knew that Sasilka was the person to have a chat with.

She shared her truth, tips and everything her life has turned out to be as a full-time immigrant entrepreneur who has decided to do what no one will expect.

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Sarah Landrum - Career Exper and Freelance Writer - Zinny Factor
Magazine

Sarah Landrum: Career Blogger & Freelance Writer

Sarah Landrum is a Career Expert and the founder of Punched Clocks. A career blog that provides advice on navigating the work world and career development. Her career advice has been featured on Forbes, Levo, The Muse, Business Insider and other top publications.

When we discovered her platform, we were really impressed and looked forward to having her share her expertise and experience with us. Thankfully, she responded in the affirmative and we are certain you’ll enjoy reading this feature.

Apart from being the founder of Punched Clocks, she is also a Freelance Writer.

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Side Hustle - Jamila Kyari - Zinny Factor
Magazine, Side Hustle Series

Side Hustling With Jamila Kyari (Marketing Coach, Lifestyle & Fashion Blogger)

We are going to be talking marketing and a whole lot in this feature. As you must have noticed, we’ve been sharing articles over the last few weeks on everything related to side hustling.

This time around, we are taking it a step further by sharing the story of Jamila Kyari. She is a full-time worker and has a side hustle that aligns with her day job!

Isn’t that the best of both worlds?

Most people find it difficult to discover their passion. Some others find it quite challenging to find out their career path. Continue reading to find out how Jamila discovered her career path, side hustle and started making income from it.

Hopefully, you’ll be inspired by this feature.

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Barry Choi: Personal Finance and Travel Expert - Zinny Factor
Magazine

Barry Choi: Personal Finance And Travel Expert

Did you ever think that travel and finance could go hand in hand? Very often, when we think of travel we expect that so much money will be spent with nothing left to be saved. Barry Choi is here to prove us wrong!

Barry studied radio and television broadcasting in college and worked in the industry for 18 years. During that time he worked behind the scenes and learned more than a dozen jobs, but towards the end of his television career,  he was mainly a Director.

In January of 2018, he decided to leave broadcasting for a number of reasons and started writing about finance and travel for a variety of clients. You can read more about why Barry quit his job and changed career after 18 years.

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Lynda Omerekpe - Cash Your Passion - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Magazine, Side Hustle Series

How To Cash Your Passion With Lynda Omerekpe

Discovering your passion is something that can be so difficult to figure out and I know because I’ve been in such situation. Learning how to earn an income from your passion is another thing that gives many a headache.

However, as the year moves forward, I’ll be providing you with tips, tricks and so much more that can help make this easy to navigate.

I’m so excited to have partnered with Lynda not only because she’s someone I admire and know to be very hardworking and passionate about her career and personal goals, but also because this is an area of work that interests me. It’s always exciting to know someone whose goals align with mine!

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Entrepreneur's Workplace, Magazine, Side Hustle Series

Chanèle McFarlane: Full-Time Entrepreneur (Writer, Speaker, PR Specialist & More)!!

Ever thought of becoming a full-time entrepreneur? I first met Chanèle at a networking event she hosted and I immediately loved her personality and hard work.

Late last year, while scrolling through my Instagram feed, she announced that she had decided to become a full-time entrepreneur.

I’ve had readers request that I feature someone who’s turned an idea to business. So one of my goals is to have some full-time entrepreneurs share their stories for workers who want to go that route.

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